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post #1 of 5 Old 02-11-2009, 01:45 PM Thread Starter
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COOLANT!!

so i was doing some checking under the hood today and noticed that my coolant is veryy veryyyy dark just wondering what could cause this Powersteering fluid, oil, etc??? i will get it flushed but dont want to reuin good new fluid


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Does it look like engine oil floating on the top of the coolant? If it's engine oil I would pull the oil cooler and have it tested.

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well no it doesnt really look like oil its kinda hard to explain lol but it dosent seem like oil


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does it smell like desial fuel if it is it could be the injector seats being cracked
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not that i cant tell but i will check it again when i get home


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Foil delete
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